1992- Ground breaks on the construction of the Scottrade Center, home of the St. Louis Blues, in Missouri, U.S.A.
This Day in History
1897- Designer of the Savoy Homann Bidakara Hotel, Albert Aalbers, is born in the Netherlands.
1947 - United Mine Workers withdraw from AFL
1890 - the single-arch Victoria Avenue Bridge opens in Cambridge, England.
1987 - the Tsing Yi North Bridge opens in Hong Kong.
1787 - Designer of Eldon Square in England, John Dobson, is born.
1864 - the Clifton Suspension Bridge, a toll suspension bridge, opens in England.
1732 - the Royal Opera opens at Covent Garden, London.
2011 - The 36-floor Prime Tower opens in Zurich, Switzerland.
2001 - Construction on the William J. Clinton Presidential Library begins.